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Office of Multicultural Affairs

OMA Scholarships

The Office of Multicultural Affairs has always believed that every student has the potential to receive a degree in higher education, it is a matter of having the right opportunities. We understand that life has obstacles that don't always make it easy for everyone to stay on the path of success, but not having the finances shouldn't be one of them. OMA works to ensure that students get the tools that they require to be successful student here at UNK. This Scholarship page has been created to provide you with easier access to the scholarship applications offered by the Office of Multicultural Affairs.

La Oficina de Asuntos Multiculturales siempre ha creido que cada estudiante tiene el potencial de recibir un grado en la educación superior, es un asunto de tener las oportunidades adecuadas. Entendemos que la vida tiene obstáculos que no siempre hacen fácil para todo el mundo permanecer en el camino del éxito. Pero no tener las finanzas no debería ser uno de ellos. OMA trabaja para asegurar que los estudiantes obtengan las herramientas que requieren para ser estudiantes exitosos aquí en UNK. Esta pagina de becas ha sido creada para proporcionar un acceso mas fácil a las solicitudes de becas ofrecidas por la Oficina de Asuntos Multiculturales.

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Multicultural Community Service Scholarship: Designed to provide students an opportunity to serve UNK by establishing a diverse and lively community. Recipients of this scholarship will receive a full tuition waiver up to 15 credit hours per semester. This scholarship is renewable for up to eight regular semesters and two summer terms. Recipients will be selected primarily on the basis of leadership in the multicultural community through participation in school and community activities.

Diseñado para proporcionar a los estudiantes una oportunidad de servir en UNK estableciendo una comunidad diversa y energica. Los beneficiarios de esta beca recibirán una matricula completa hasta por 15 creditos semestrales. Esta beca es renovable hasta máximo ocho semestres regulares y dos periodos de verano. Los beneficiarios serán seleccionados principalmente sobre la base de liderazgo en la comunidad multicultural a través de la participación en la academia y actividades comunitarias.

Multicultural Community Service Scholarship 2015-2016

Peter Kiewit Foundation Educators Opportunity Scholarship: Provide awards in the amount of $1000 to $10,000 per year to Nebraska residents who demonstrate a genuine commitment to becoming a teacher. Fluency in Spanish, both written and spoken is required. This scholarship can be renewed for up to eight semesters. Recipients will be selected primarily on the basis of academic potential, commitment to pursuing a career in the teaching profession and fluency in Spanish.

Proporciona becas en la cantidad de $1000 a $10,000 por ano a residentes de Nebraska quienes demuestren un genuino compromiso de convertirsen en profesores. Se requiere fluidez en Espanol, tanto escrita como verbal. Esta beca puede ser renovada hasta por ocho semestres. Los beneficiarios serán seleccionados principalmente sobre la base del potencial académico, compromiso en seguir una carrera en la profesión de la enseñanza y fluidez en el Espanol.

Peter Kiewit Scholarship Application 2015-2016

The Susan Thompson Buffet Foundation: The Susan T. Buffett Foundation provides scholarships that can be used to cover expenses related to attending college (e.g. tuition and fees, housing, books). The amount of the scholarship varies by institution but is typically equal to the average cost of tuition and fees for a full-time student (15 credits) at that institution. For example, the maximum 2013-2014 scholarship amount was $4,250 per semester at the University of Nebraska schools.

La Fundacion Susan T. Buffet proporciona becas que pueden ser usadas para cubrir los gastos relacionados con la asistencia a la universidad (e.g. matricula y cuotas, hospedaje, libros). La cantidad de la beca varia de acuerdo a la institución, pero es típicamente igual al costo promedio de la matricula y cuotas de un estudiante de tiempo completo (15 creditos) de esa institución. Por ejemplo, la cantidad máxima de beca para el ano 2013-2014 fue $4,250 por semestre en la Universidad de Nebraska.

http://www.buffettscholarships.org/scholarships.shtml

Davis-Chambers Scholarship: Recognizes academically promising students from diverse backgrounds who often find that the financial requirements of postsecondary education are a major obstacle. Qualified applicants must be Nebraska residents who have graduated from a Nebraska high school. Award amounts vary, but are generally $2,000 to $4,000 per year. Applicants must be admitted to UNK by February 1, 2014, and must complete the Davis-Chambers Scholarship Application.

Reconoce académicamente estudiantes prometedores de diversos orígenes quienes a menudo encuentran los requerimientos financieros de la educación superior como un gran obstáculo. Los solicitantes calificados deben ser residentes de Nebraska que se hayan graduado de una escuela de Nebraska. Las cantidades de las becas varian, pero generalmente son $2,000 a $4,000 por ano. Los solicitantes deben ser admitidos por UNk a Febrero 1 de 2014, y deben llenar la solicitud de beca Davis-Chambers.

Davis Chambers Scholarship Application Form

OMA Leadership Scholarship: The Office of Multicultural Affairs recognizes the hard work, dedication and commitment of its student leaders. Serving as an incentive, and reward the OMA Leadership Scholarship is open to all upperclassman who have obtained a GPA of 2.5 or higher, and are actively involved with student organizations hosted by the Office of Multicultural Affairs.